Compare 2017 Kia Optima specifications by trim levels

Optima is a 5-seat Sedan from Kia, which first hit the market back in 2001.

With the price tag ranging from $22,200 to $36,090, the Kia Optima faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Chrysler 200, Ford Fusion.

Overview

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The Kia Optima has a maximum towing capacity of 2000 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Kia Optima boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 31 to 36 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 73.20mm x 191.10mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2017 Kia Optima

  • Fuel Tank: 18.5 gal

  • Wheelbase: 110.4 in

  • MPG: 25 city/36 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 7.3 sec

  • Ground clearance: 5.3 in

  • Engine: 2.4L I-4

  • Towing capacity: 2000 lbs

  • Curb: 3219 lbs

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 191.1 x 73.2 x 57.7



2017 Kia Optima Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Kia Optima is offered in 5 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Kia Optima safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Kia Optima specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Body Style Sedan

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Engine 2.4L I-4,1.6L I-4,2.0L I-4 DOHC

    • Horsepower 178 hp @ 1933 –
      245 hp @ 1930

    • Torque 178 lb-ft. @ 4,000 –
      260 lb-ft. @ 1,350

    • Transmission 6-spd w/OD

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 6.8 - 7.6 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 15.2 - 15.9 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 191.1 in

    • Width 73.2 in

    • Height 57.7 in

    • Wheelbase 110.4 in

    • Curb Weight 3219 lbs

    • GVWR 4541 lbs

    • Towing capacity 2000 lbs

    • Ground clearance 5.3 in

    • CAPACITY

    • Luggage capacity 15.9 ft

    • Cargo capacity 15.9 cu.ft

    • Seats 5

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 18.5 gal

    • City 22 - 28 mpg

    • Combined 27 - 31 mpg

    • Highway 31 - 36 mpg

    • Highway range 573.5 - 666 mi

    • WARRANTY

    • Basic Warranty 60/60,000 mths/miles



Specifications

LX 4dr Sedan

LX Turbo 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Exterior length
191.1 in 191.1 in 191.1 in 191.1 in
Exterior body width
73.2 in 73.2 in 73.2 in 73.2 in
Exterior height
57.7 in 57.7 in 57.7 in 57.7 in
Horsepower
185 hp 178 hp 185 hp 245 hp
Torque
178 lb-ft. 195 lb-ft. 178 lb-ft. 260 lb-ft.
Curb weight
3219 lbs 3224 lbs 3362 lbs 3494 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4541 lbs 4321 lbs 4541 lbs 4673 lbs
Wheelbase
110.4 in 110.4 in 110.4 in 110.4 in
Ground clearance
5.3 in 5.3 in 5.3 in 5.3 in
Front legroom
45.5 in 45.5 in 45.5 in 45.5 in
Rear legroom
35.6 in 35.6 in 35.6 in 35.6 in
Front headroom
40 in 40 in 40 in 40 in
Rear headroom
38 in 38 in 38 in 38 in
Front hip room
56 in 56 in 56 in 56 in
Rear hip room
56 in 56 in 56 in 56 in
Front shoulder room
58 in 58 in 58 in 58 in
Rear shoulder room
56 in 56 in 56 in 56 in
Fuel tank
18.5 gal. 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal.

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Exterior length
191.1 in
Exterior body width
73.2 in
Exterior height
57.7 in
Horsepower
245 hp
Torque
260 lb-ft.
Curb weight
3594 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4673 lbs
Wheelbase
110.4 in
Ground clearance
5.3 in
Front legroom
45.5 in
Rear legroom
35.6 in
Front headroom
40 in
Rear headroom
38 in
Front hip room
56 in
Rear hip room
56 in
Front shoulder room
58 in
Rear shoulder room
56 in
Fuel tank
18.5 gal.

Interior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

LX Turbo 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Air conditioning, front
manual manual dual zone automatic dual zone automatic
Clock
in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display
Cupholders
front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
urethane leather/metal-look leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
12V DC power outlet
2 2 3 3
Overhead console
mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console
full full full full
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power power power power
Rear windows
power power power power
1-touch window up
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-touch window down
driver driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Instrumentation
analog analog analog analog
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
day-night day-night day-night auto-dimming day-night
Fuel door release
power power power power
Remote trunk release
power proximity proximity proximity
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2 2
Steering wheel material
urethane leather leather leather

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Air conditioning, front
dual zone automatic
Clock
in-radio display
Cupholders
front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
leather/metal-look
12V DC power outlet
2
Overhead console
mini with storage
Floor console
full
Front windows
power
Rear windows
power
1-touch window up
driver and passenger
1-touch window down
driver and passenger
Instrumentation
analog
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Fuel door release
power
Remote trunk release
proximity
Seatback storage pockets
2
Steering wheel material
leather

Exterior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

LX Turbo 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Antenna
window grid window grid window grid window grid
Body material
fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim
black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround metal-look w/chrome surround metal-look w/chrome surround
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door
trunk trunk trunk trunk
Tinted windows
light light light light
Rear window type
fixed fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Sunroof
1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler
lip
Wheels
16 silver aluminum 16 gray aluminum 17 silver aluminum 18 machined w/painted accents aluminum
Spare tire and wheel
compact steel
Bodyside insert
black

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Antenna
window grid
Body material
fully galvanized steel
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Grille trim
metal-look w/chrome surround
Door count
4 doors
Rear cargo door
trunk
Tinted windows
light
Rear window type
fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote
Sunroof
1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler
lip
Wheels
18 chrome aluminum
Spare tire and wheel
compact steel
Bodyside insert
chrome

Seats

LX 4dr Sedan

LX Turbo 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Front seat type
bucket bucket bucket bucket
Standard seating
5 5 5 5
Front driver seat direction controls
6-way 6-way 8-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls
6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way
Lumbar support
driver driver driver driver
Front armrests
center center center center
Front head restraints
adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory
driver driver driver driver
Rear seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear head restraints
3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim
YES Essentials premium cloth YES Essentials premium cloth leather leather
Cooled front seats
driver and passenger driver and passenger

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Front seat type
bucket
Standard seating
5
Front driver seat direction controls
8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls
8-way power
Lumbar support
driver and passenger
Front armrests
center
Front head restraints
adjustable w/tilt
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory
driver
Rear seats
60-40 bench
Rear head restraints
3 - adjustable
Seat trim
Nappa leather
Cooled front seats
driver and passenger

Entertainment System

LX 4dr Sedan

LX Turbo 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Radio
SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player
in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
Speakers
6 6 6 6
Navigation system
yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen
2 2 2 2

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Radio
SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
Speakers
10 harman kardon
Amplifier
630W
Navigation system
yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen
2

Safety and Security Features

LX 4dr Sedan

LX Turbo 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front front front
Headlights
halogen halogen halogen LED low beam
Exterior light control
fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Airbags, knee protection
driver driver driver driver

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front
Headlights
LED low beam
Exterior light control
fully automatic
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Airbags, knee protection
driver
Lane departure warning
Lane Departure Warning

Mechanical Features

LX 4dr Sedan

LX Turbo 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Engine
2.4L I-4 1.6L I-4 2.4L I-4 2.0L I-4
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
regular regular regular sport
Front suspension type
strut strut strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type
multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil coil coil
Sequential shift control
Sportmatic Sportmatic Sportmatic
Transmission
6-spd w/OD 7-spd auto-shift man w/OD 6-spd w/OD 6-spd w/OD
Axle ratio
2.89 3.17 2.89 2.89
Turbocharger
intercooled turbo intercooled turbo

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Engine
2.0L I-4
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel
Drive type
front-wheel
Exhaust
stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
sport
Front suspension type
strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil
Rear suspension type
multi-link
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil
Sequential shift control
Sportmatic
Transmission
6-spd w/OD
Axle ratio
2.89
Turbocharger
intercooled turbo

Other Specs

LX 4dr Sedan

LX Turbo 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Luggage capacity
15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity
15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft.
Base engine size
2.4 liters 1.6 liters 2.4 liters 2.0 liters
Base engine type
I-4 I-4 I-4 I-4
Horsepower rpm
6,000 5,500 6,000 6,000
Torque rpm
4,000 1,500 4,000 1,350
EPA mileage estimates
25 City / 36 Hwy 28 City / 34 Hwy 24 City / 34 Hwy 22 City / 31 Hwy
Lighting - map lights
front front front and rear front and rear
Lighting - dome light
fade fade fade fade
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts
front front front front
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles)
120/100,000 120/100,000 120/100,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles)
60/100,000 60/100,000 60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Tires
P205/65HR16.0 BSW AS P205/65HR16.0 BSW AS P215/55VR17.0 BSW AS P235/45VR18.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Luggage capacity
15.9 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity
15.9 cu.ft.
Base engine size
2.0 liters
Base engine type
I-4
Horsepower rpm
6,000
Torque rpm
1,350
EPA mileage estimates
22 City / 31 Hwy
Lighting - map lights
front and rear
Lighting - dome light
fade
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts
front
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles)
60/60,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles)
120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles)
60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles)
60/60,000
Tires
P235/45VR18.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent